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White mischief by James Fox

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Murder,
  • Moord

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Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Cape, 1982.

StatementJames Fox ; Repr
ContributionsErroll, Josslyn Hay, Earl of, 1901-1941
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p., (16) p. of plates :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25129055M
ISBN 100140106871
ISBN 109780140106879

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Nov 10,  · Directed by Michael Radford. With Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland, Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance. In s Kenya, a married couple join other affluent British expatriates in a lifestyle of recklessness and excess, but soon find themselves in a troubling situation/10(K). Based on one of the most scandalous murders in British history, White Mischief transpires in Kenya at a time just before the beginning of World War II. Jock Broughton (Joss Ackland) is a wealthy 80%. Terrific retelling of the true story of the murder of Lord Erroll, in January He was a leading light in a group of white settlers in Kenya, whose community was called "Happy Valley", and was notorious as a hotbed of scandal. Most of the people in the book are dramatically unlikeable, but one keeps on reading in a sort of fascinated horror.4/5(2). Jan 01,  · White Mischief: The Murder Of Lord Erroll Published by User, 16 years ago This is a simply fascinating book for anyone interested in colonial Africa, murder mysteries and just plain good writing.5/5(5).